What’s Hot in Toronto? Tech Jobs!

Toronto is the fastest growing tech market in North America according to a recent study by the CBRE Group. During 2015-2016 Toronto added 22,500 technology jobs.   That’s compared to 11,540 in San Francisco and 5,370 in New York during the same period. “Toronto has a total of 212,000 technology workers, a 32 per cent increase […]

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Apprenticeship Intake – Sheet Metal Workers Local 30

Sheet Metal Workers Local 30 is doing an apprentice intake in the coming weeks (July 17th – August 10th) Minimum education is grade ten but grade 12 is encouraged. If you know someone interested in learning a great trade, they just have to phone and make an appointment to come in and do an aptitude […]

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July 17th – Retail & Customer Service Hiring Event!

On Monday, July 17th LEC Employment Services will be conducting a Retail & Customer Service Hiring Event on behalf of Marshalls and Canadian Tire. Other employers (to be announced) will also be participating in this hiring event! Interviews will take place throughout the afternoon and you will receive some brief “interview prep” from LEC Employment […]

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Abatement Jobs Info Session – July 27th.

What is abatement?   Abatement workers are involved in the clean up of  materials (often hazardous) from construction and demolition sites. It’s a job that requires special training and wearing special protective equipment.   These jobs are unionized with starting pay at over $20 per hour. You must have at least a Grade 12 education. Labour Education […]

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New Circles Business Office Skills Graduation

Our heartfelt congratulations to the graduates of the Business Office Skills (BOS) program.   This program is a partnership between New Circles, Centennial College and the Labour Education Centre’s Employment Service program. Below are a few photos of the graduation celebration that took place on June 23, 2017.

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LBS Student Presentation at MTML 2017 Learner Conference

Learners in the Labour Education Centre’s Literacy and Basic Skills program made a presentation on “Wellness and Wellbeing” at the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy (MTML) 15th Annual “Learner Conference” held at the Bickford Centre on June 1st, 2017. The day before, our LBS learners performed a “dress rehearsal” with LEC staff followed by lunch.    […]

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OSAP – New Supports for Adults Returning to School!

The Government of Ontario has recently announced an overhaul of the Ontario Student Assistance Plan (OSAP). The changes go into effect this school year (2017-2018) and amongst many things, will provide new financial supports for adults who plan to attend post secondary education programs. Post secondary programs must be at least 12 weeks long, and […]

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Tradelinx Fall Recruitment!

  Recruitment is under way for the September session of our “Tradelinx” construction pre-apprenticeship program. Tradelinx participants must: Be referred by an Ontario Works case worker Have Grade 10 English and math Have an interest in a career in the construction industry Enjoy working outside and with tools Our next info session will be held […]

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New Circles Placement Students – Our Thanks!

LEC Employment Services would like to thank Sana Ahmed and Umra Kamran who have just completed a training placement with us as part of their “Business Office Skills” program through the New Circles organization. It was a great pleasure for our staff to work with Sana and Umra and we would like to wish them […]

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Crystal Claire Hiring Event – May 17th

On Wednesday, May 17th from 12:30 to 3:00 PM, LEC Employment Services is holding its second hiring event this year for Crystal Claire cosmetics. Our last event was extremely successful resulting in quite a number of new hires!  This event is now finished.  If you are unemployed/under-employed and seeking employment please contact us at info@laboureducation.org […]

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